The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 28 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.05% 2.80% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 21.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,472
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.52%
Firewall
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Communications & Networking Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 11.45% 13.08% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 9
Average salary £42,500 £37,123 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.48% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £37,123
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Firewall
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Preston region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Preston

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Preston region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Preston

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago